I share my place of origin with the Oregon Trail, Former President Truman, (that's about it) (Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home ,
1952 - The rising young politician gets the nod of approval from President Harry Truman, despite Truman's great dislike for Joe Kennedy Sr. Regarding Jack, Truman declares, "There is little doubt of the great political future in store for Kennedy.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman: Harry Truman had only been vice president for three months before assuming the presidency. During his nearly eight years in office, he attempted to contain the spread of communism as the Cold War heated up.